Six reasons I hate cafés
Six reasons I hate cafés

Shelley Bridgeman missed the memo about NZ's café culture. She only visits them if she has to. Here are six reasons why…

Ultra-processed food filling aisles
Ultra-processed food filling aisles

Ultra-processed foods - high in sugar, fat and salt - make up the majority of packaged foods available in New Zealand supermarkets…

Plenty of love on a plate at Food Show
Plenty of love on a plate at Food Show

A dairy-free yoghurt created by a group of innovative high schoolers is among the many artisanal delights to be found at…

Do Aucklanders really love coffee?
Do Aucklanders really love coffee?

A new survey shows Aucklanders are not the number one coffee connoisseurs some might assume.

Food & Drink

In today's Viva: For the kids
In today's Viva: For the kids

Viva managing editor Amanda Linnell shares highlights from today's Viva magazine. Follow her hyperlinks…

Eight drinks then drive - okay in Italy

Italian drivers who drink a bottle of wine before getting behind the wheel could face a fine of just a few hundred euros…

Good food, simply cooked

Find all your favourite bits from today's Bite magazine online. Follow the hyperlinks in Jo Elwin's editor's letter and…

NZ's most trusted brands

Chocolate lovers have rated one of New Zealand's oldest confectionery makers as the most trusted brand in the country.

Restaurant Month: Get on yer bikes to eat
Restaurant Month: Get on yer bikes to eat

Restaurant Month promises more than 100 dining offers and 30 food-inspired events throughout August.

Recipes: Sunday night roast

Sunday night roast dinners evoke wonderful childhood memories for many: the delicious smells, the second helpings and the…

How to feel fuller for longer

Your mother was right when she told you not to wolf down your food. For people who eat more slowly feel fuller and think…

Perfect 'single-vineyard' wines

The reason these “single-vineyard” wines are so glorious is because some serious thought has gone into matching the precise…

Harmful drinking a 'middle-class phenomenon'

Wealthy over-50s are endangering their health by drinking far too much, experts have warned

Review: Ma Cherie
Review: Ma Cherie

The menu is French favourites, featuring lots of baking and cheese, very reasonably priced and hard…

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Recipes

Recipe: Apple and custard tart
Recipe: Apple and custard tart

Apples are a baking favourite. This crunchy, versatile…

Recipe: Harissa and garlic flatbreads
Recipe: Harissa and garlic flatbreads

A crusty loaf of buttery garlic bread makes the perfect…

Donna Hay's sizzling steaks
Donna Hay's sizzling steaks

Try this great prosciutto and caramelised onion steak…

Hong Kong-inspired recipes
Hong Kong-inspired recipes

Being on the road is great, but it’s also a joy to…

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Recipes

Recipe: Chocolate and date custard pots
Recipe: Chocolate and date custard pots

Here we've put a new twist on this deceivingly simple…

Recipe: Parsnip, bacon and mustard hash browns
Recipe: Parsnip, bacon and mustard hash browns

Warm hash browns, lightly fried until crisp and golden…

Recipes: Celebrate Kiwi classics
Recipes: Celebrate Kiwi classics

Being on the road is great, but it’s also a joy to…

Recipe: Caramelised onion
Recipe: Caramelised onion

A jar of homemade caramelised onion is a great thing…

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